Ep 67 Anita Johnston teaches us how to overcome our eating difficulties

By Nicolette Richer

Anita Johnston, Ph. D. is a psychologist, a storyteller, and author of Eating in the Light of the Moon, which has been published in 7 languages. She is the co-creator if the Light of the Moon Café, an interactive online women’s circle, book club or ‘workbook’ for Eating in the Light of the Moon. Dr Johnston has been working in the field of eating difficulties and body image distress for over 35 years and is currently the Clinical Director of Ai Pono Hawaii which has a residential treatment program in Maui and outpatients eating disorder programs in Honolulu. And she is the Executive Director of Eating Disorder Programs for the Integrative Life Center in Nashville. Anita provides virtual individual consultations and conducts workshops around the world. She is best known for integrating metaphor and storytelling into her training as a clinical phycologist to explain the complex issues that underlie struggles with eating, exercise and body image. On todays podcast Anita and Nicolette discus different kinds of eating difficulties people suffer, how you are not broken or stupid if these difficulties are effecting you, the meaning behind what kind if foods you are or are not eating and the difference between authenticity and attachment. We are not taught to deal with our emotions and so Anita will help you learn the skills you need to help you give yourself what you need to keep energy in motion, including creating an inner mother so that eating difficulties have no place. Find Anita’s free guide here - www.lightofthemooncafe.com/erh Find Anita at Dr Anita Johnston : www.dranitajohnston.com, FB & Insta: @dranitajohnston Light of the Moon Café: www.lightofthemooncafe.com, FB & Insta: @lightofthemooncafe Ai Pono: www.aipono.com, FB & Insta: @aiponohawaii Discussed on the PODCAST: Book - Eating in the Light of the Moon, Anita Johnston - https://www.amazon.ca/Eating-Light-Moon-Relationship-Storytelling/dp/0936077360 The Karen Carpenter Story - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wNxaw5j428 Nonviolent Communication -  Marshall Rosenberg - https://www.cnvc.org/ If you are currently battling a Chronic Degenerative Disease, Nicolette is doing one on one consultations again. Go to www.nicolettericher.com to set up an appointment today! Our 22M Bike tour is still happening once the world returns to its new normal. Find out more about and support our 22 Million Campaign here - http://www.richerhealth.ca/ Want to improve your health… Click here to access our FREE resources so you can live your best life! https://nicolettericher.com/free-stuff Find out ways you can work with Nicolette to improve your health here: https://nicolettericher.com/work-with-me Join Nicolette at one of her retreats https://richerhealthretreatcentre.com/ Find out more about our non-profit society Sea to Sky Thrivers - https://seatoskythrivers.com/ Want to know more about Nicolette’s Green Moustache Café’s https://www.greenmoustache.com/ Sign up for the Eat Real to Heal Online Course - https://nicolettericher.com/eat-real-to-heal Buy the Eat Real to Heal Book here: https://www.amazon.ca/Eat-Real-Heal-Medicine-Arthritis/dp/163353782X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1567629190&sr=8-1

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